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1982 honda sitting for a year started at first now carb is flooding - any suggestions?

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Your float is stuck in the carb. Also your carb jets are probably stopped up. Try some carb. spray cleaner from any auto store. If your lucky the carb. cleaner will unstick all. Don't buy a new carb, this one can be cleaned and is probablo O.K. You can take the carb. to a mechanic shop, they usually have a tank of carb cleaning fluid and can clean all of the old gas out of the carb and if they have too take the carb. apart and unstick the float.

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Fairly typical... the "float" gets soaked
the fix is to disassemble the carb and replace the float

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